The Wates Group is an award-winning construction, property services and development company and we’re proud to have been recognised for excellence across the industry. In recent years we have been awarded the following:
National social value award win for Wates Group
Wates Group has received a prestigious award at the 2021 National Social Value Awards winning the ‘Private Sector Leadership’ category for leading the way in embedding social value into its business culture.
The annual Considerate Constructors Schemes (CCS) National Site Awards recognise projects and sites that have raised the bar for considerate construction. In 2019, 25 sites across the Wates Group were recognised for exceptional standards of consideration for their local communities, environment and workforce.
A Diversity Assured Accredited Organisation - GOLD AWARD
We are proud that we continue to be recognised as an excellent employer through our national accreditation with C2E (Committed to Equality) at Gold standard. This reflects our commitment to attracting, recruiting and retaining the best people regardless of their background.
Wates Construction Project Manager Nick White won a silver award and the praise of judges in the ‘Higher Education’ category for the National Horizons Centre in Darlington, which had already achieved platinum status in the Project Excellence awards earlier this year.
Wates Group has received a prestigious award at the 2021 National Social Value Awards winning the ‘Private Sector Leadership’ category.
Poplar Farm shortlisted for Construction Project of the Year
Wates Construction entered the East Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards for its work on Poplar Farm Primary School’s building.
Birmingham's new skyline scheme scoops sustainability award
Wates Construction has been honoured for its efforts to minimise environmental impact and leave a lasting social legacy through the delivery of the project.
Wates projects recognised for excellence at the CCS Awards
25 sites across the Wates Group have been recognised for exceptional standards of consideration for their local communities, environment and workforce.
Wates FM wins Award for Twycross Zoo
09 NOVEMBER 2018
Wates FM has picked up a prestigious industry award in recognition of its work on corporate social responsibility at Twycross Zoo.
Wates wins Gold, Silver and overall at Construction Manager Of The Year Awards 2018
Wates was triumphant at last nights Construction Manager of the Year Awards, scooping three Gold and one Silver medal, including the top overall prize.
Wates Wolverhampton flats revamp commended for consideration to residents
The Wates team delivering vital upgrades to three residential tower blocks at Chetton Green in Wolverhampton has been praised by industry regulators for its respect for the community as work progresses to the buildings infrastructure and fire safety.
Wates Living Space housing maintenance receives 100% score for tenant engagement
Wates Living Space housing maintenance has received a 100% score from the tenant engagement experts TPAS in recognition of their outstanding service.
Newcastle High School for Girls granted Lord Mayor's Special Award
The new Newcastle High School for Girls (NHSG) building by Wates Construction has been recognised as exemplar by the Lord Mayor of Newcastle.
Wates Group achieves Investors in People Gold accreditation for third time in a row
The Wates Group has been re-accredited for the Investors in People (IiP) Gold standard for the third consecutive time in what assessors have called a remarkable achievement.
Town reaps benefits of Wates and Flintshire County Council Partner
Wates Residential and Flintshire County Council are using their delivery of the Strategic Housing and Regeneration Programme (SHARP) to significantly boost the county’s employment and training offer.
Wates support for young people recognised by Princes Trust award
Wates has been recognised for its support for improving the lives of disadvantaged young people, with a national award from The Princes Trust.
Wates named Organisation of the Year at UK Social Mobility Awards
Wates has been named Organisation of the Year at the inaugural UK Social Mobility Awards.
Wates scoops Construction News Contractor of the Year Award 2017
Wates Group has been named Contractor of the Year and won the highest accolade of the Judges Supreme Award at this years Construction News Awards held on 13 July 2017.
Chairman's Awards 2016: 'made by our colleagues, for our colleagues'
Over 300 employees gathered at a ceremony in central London to celebrate the Wates Chairman’s Awards 2016
Royal reception for Wates
HRH The Princess Royal visited the Leatherhead headquarters to present the Wates Group with The Queens Award for Enterprise, Sustainable Development.
Double success for Wates at Building Awards
Wates Group has emerged as a double winner from the prestigious 2016 Building Awards, held in central London this week (8 November).
Wates Living Space scoops LHC Award for Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Wates Living Space has been recognised for its commitment to being a responsible business at the LHC Awards at a ceremony in London
Wates Group haul two Gold and two Silver awards at Construction Manager of the Year 2016
Vince Finnegan of Wates Construction scooped the Gold Medal in the Restoration category for his work at The Royal Hospital in Chelsea.
6 Wellington Place crowned Commercial Property of the Year at RICS Awards
6 Wellington Place, Leeds’ newest Grade A office development, has been named Commercial Property of the Year at the Yorkshire and Humber Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 2016.
Cambridge office scoops prestigious Commercial Workplace award
22 Station Road, Cambridges new Grade A office development, has been crowned Best Commercial Workplace at the British Council for Offices (BCO) Midlands and East Anglia Regional Property Awards 2016.
Manchesters HOME for art and culture celebrates first year with double award
HOME, Manchesters new international centre for contemporary theatre, film and visual art has been crowned the winner of two prestigious design awards just one year since it opened its doors at First Street.
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